| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Singer Beyonce, basketball player LeBron James and record producer and rapper Dr. Dre headed Forbes' list of the world's most powerful celebrities released on Monday.
With estimated earnings of $115 million over the past 12 months and a string of chart...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:44 AM
As George Sheldon and Perry Thurston compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general, they're friendly foes going after a bigger target: Republican incumbent Pam Bondi.
Sheldon was more pointed than Thurston in his criticisms of Bondi when...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Well, that didn't take long. Donald Trump is already coming after Rosie O'Donnell again.
The irascible real estate tycoon and "Celebrity Apprentice" star lashed out at his old nemesis O'Donnell just a day after the comedian officially rejoined ABC's...
| Jun 17, 2014
There are several things I dislike about the giant "TRUMP" sign that Donald Trump, the honorable archduke of Egotown, affixed to the lower torso of his Chicago skyscraper.
1) It reminds me that Donald Trump exists.
2) It triggers my gag reflex, and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:39 AM
ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement.
The pink slips came as the company...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific.
Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The material was too good to pass up.
Comedian Jon Stewart weighed in on the Donald Trump sign debate last night. Trump has been publicly feuding with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel over a new sign with his name on the side of the 96-story building he...
| Jun 20, 2014
Some people are tired of the debate over the Trump sign. Not me. It's a healthy discussion, at least if you discount Donald Trump's personal attacks. The debate raises important questions about the presence of commercial signs along the evolving civic gem...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Forget Barbara Walters' retirement: Rosie O'Donnell's return may mark the real end of an era on "The View."
Rosie could be the last Celebrity-with-a-capital-C to snag a seat at the table.
With the exception of creator Barbara Walters, "The View" has...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:53 AM
This is regarding all of the column inches given to Donald Trump in Friday’s Tribune.
Donald Trump does not love Chicago. Donald Trump loves Donald Trump.
End of story. Pure and simple.
— Nancy Boehm, Glenview
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Work is finally underway on a long-delayed $300-million residential skyscraper on a prime parcel at the gateway to Century City and Beverly Hills.
The 39-story apartment tower is being built by Miami developer Crescent Heights at 10000 Santa Monica...